Minutes/2013-05

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Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting

  • Voice call
  • May 4, 2013, 16:00 UTC
  • In attendance: Jan-Bart de Vreede, Patricio Lorente, Kat Walsh, Stu West, Bishakha Datta, Geoff Brigham (WMF's General Counsel and Board Secretary), and Stephen LaPorte (WMF Legal Counsel assisting Geoff).

After sending proper notice on May 1, 2013, Kat called to order a special meeting of the Board of Trustees at 16:10 UTC.

The Trustees considered the amendment to the Bylaws, Article IV, Section 6, after a period of consultation with the community. The Trustees in attendance discussed and unanimously agreed to amend the Bylaws, voting unanimously in favor of the following resolution:

Resolved, the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees hereby amends the Bylaws, Article IV, Section 6, to add the following sentence:
As permitted by the Act, the Board may continue doing business as a Board during the vacancy of any Trustee position.
This amendment is effective May 4, 2013.

The Trustees in attendance then voted to adopt these minutes.

The meeting was adjourned at 16:14 UTC.